Laramie is a city in and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Located on the Laramie River in southeastern Wyoming, the city is west of Cheyenne.
Laramie was settled in the mid-19th century along the Union Pacific Railroad line, which crosses the Laramie River at Laramie... It is located in the Laramie Valley between the Snowy Range and the Laramie Range... Wikipedia
n the late 1810’s, a French trapper named Jacques LaRamie disappeared in the mountains of Wyoming and was never heard from again. His name was then given to several things in the area, including a mountain range and a river. Eventually, the town that was founded in the 1860’s as a tent city was named after him as well... www.laramie.com/ channel/ History-of-Laramie/ 1827
1866 - Laramie City established In 1866, planners of the transcontinental railroad chose a route through southern Wyoming. For a while, the route closely followed the Overland Trail, south of present-day Laramie. Congress chose the site of an Overland stage station to place a fort to protect the railroad workers; it was named...Read MORE...
1870 - First All Woman Jury - The first all woman jury was sworn in March 7, 1870 in Laramie.
In 1886, Territorial Governor F. E. Warren provided for the establishment of the University of Wyoming; it was to be in Laramie.
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1916 Laramie, a city, the capital of Albany co., Wyo., is situated near the W. base of the Laramie Range of mountains, on the Great Laramie Plain and on the Union Pacific R., 57 miles NW. of Cheyenne. It is 7153 feet above the level of the sea and is surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery. It...Read MORE...
1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE. Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage of his plane at the siding 40 miles west of Cheyenne and fifteen miles southeast of Laramie, Wyo., late this afternoon, according to word brought here Sunday night by railroad men.
1948 - BLAZE AT LARAMIE RAZES ENTIRE BLOCK. Laramie, Wyo., April 14. (AP) - A fast spreading fire crackled through an entire business block early today in the downtown section of Laramie, site of the University of Wyoming.
Fifteen of 30 structures were unofficially reported destroyed by flames.
(20 February 1874, Laramie, Wyoming, USA - , )
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